Local leaders in Kavre begin campaigning for civic election

Kavre, March 25

Campaigning for the upcoming civic polls has picked up momentum in Kavre district.

The district comprises six municipalities, including Banepa, Panauti, Dhulikhel, Panchkhal and Namobudhha as well as seven rural municipalities, including Roshi, Khanikhola, Bhumlu and Mahabharat.

As many as 733 people’s representatives will be elected for different posts from these local bodies in the district.

Kavre CPN-UML Chairman Tok Bahadur Waiba said local leaders and residents were excited about the civic polls as the election was being held after two decades.

Party leaders have been visiting district headquarters Dhulikhel-based party offices for tickets. Nepali Congress, CPN-UML, CPN-Maoist (Centre), Rastriya Prajatantra Party, Janamorcha Party have launched their election campaigns in the district.

As many as 733 people’s representatives will be elected for different posts in the district

As many as 237,000 voters from 135 wards of 13 local bodies in Kavre will cast their ballots at 18 voting centres.

District Election Office Kavre Chief Madhukar Pokhrel said four voting centres had been added in Kavre this time.

Ram Joshi, Yogendranath Karmacharya, Krishna Gopal Bhail from the NC; Haridev Giri, Mukti Bista, Laxmi Nursingh Bade, Lambodar Kayastha and Raghubar Chau Pradhan from the CPN-UML; and Tulashi Narayan Shrestha, Jhalak Lamichhane, Gopal Ghimire, and Ranjitsingh Kapali from the CPN-Maoist Centre are possible candidates for the posts of mayors and deputy mayors in Kavre district.